Cat modelling awakens to climate change risk

Responsibility for understanding the implications of climate change for insurers has largely fallen on the shoulders of the catastrophe modelling community. They are responding with a more dynamic and multi-faceted view, as Paul Walsh reports


Risk and actuarial recruitment: boom time again

Wages in actuarial and risk management roles are going up, in large part because of the opportunities created by IFRS 17, the new insurance contracts accounting standard. Cintia Cheong reports


KPMG hires Solvency II specialist

Allan Christian joins the firm's risk consulting team


Integrating emerging risk: an alternative perspective

Integrating emerging risk into risk management frameworks and capital models is challenging for insurance companies. Buu Truong and Gemma Gregson investigate whether analysing cause, rather than effect, can help overcome some of the difficulties


Morago new chairman of Institute of Risk Management

Stresses need for greater risk capability at board level


Aon launches standard formula tool

Excel-based Astra licensed to Hiscox


Risk elephants are lurking in your business

Despite the great efforts that go into identifying and managing risks, there are some ever-present hazards that just do not get the attention they deserve. A recent IFoA working party sought to find out more about these elephants in the room. Christopher Cundy reports.


Group seeks to expose the "risk elephants" in the room

Additional volunteers sought for UK actuarial working party


Insight Risk Consulting launched

Set up by Buu Truong, former Omega chief actuary


IFRS and Solvency II wobble towards divergence

The IASB is no longer on the same track as Solvency II, write Ann Duchêne and Marc Beckers, head of Aon Benfield Analytics in EMEA, and it hasn't yet resolved all its differences with the FASB. How will insurers cope with the variance in approaches?